Diploma in physics, Technology University, Munich, 1964. Doctor in Natural Science, Technology University, Munich, 1969.
Scientific assistant Technology University, 1969-1975, senior scientist, 1977-1979. Research associate University Illinois, Urbana, 1975-1977. Professor University Armed Forces, Munich, since 1979.
Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1984. Consultant Siemens, A.G., Munich, since 1984, Scherdel, A.G., Marktredwitz, Federal Republic of Germany, since 1987.
Member American Physical Society, Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft.
Married Sigrid K. Koller, April 23, 1981. Children: Frank, Franziska, Katharina.